Support Worker in Wishaw

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Support Worker in Wishaw

Salary: £8.50 per hour +sleepover rate
The Job:
Our well established client based in the Wishaw area is currently looking for an experienced Support Workers to join their organisation on a permanent basis. The successful candidates will be required to support an individual with complex needs.

The Duties:
- Checking service users’ needs and progress
- Providing personal care, which could include bathing, toileting, dressing and feeding
- Teaching daily living skills like budgeting, shopping, swimming and claiming benefits
- Providing leisure and creative activities in a safe and supportive setting
- Helping service users to deal with problems and become independent
- Talking with service users families and arranging family and home visits
- You'll also be expected to keep accurate records and write reports. These may be used in case reviews and future care plans.

Skills and experience required:

- Excellent communication skills, motivation and the ability to work under pressure
- Recent care sector experience
- An interest in working within a caring environment
- A Sensitive approach to the needs of our clients
- Experience of carrying out personal care
- PVG Membership
- SSSC Registration
- Current Moving and Handling certificate
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- Contact details for two references within the care sector
- Hours are 35 hrs/per week.

Apply online today in order to be considered, or please call a member of our team on 0141 222 4872 for further details about this opportunity. For further details or for other vacancies similar to this, please visit our website or why not join us on Facebook for the latest updates: